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Old 11-21-2004, 12:01 AM   #1
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FC3 freezing after 3-5 mins of use


Hi,
First off, a new linux user here & just built an AMD64 bit with Abit Av8 mb 1M of ram. Installed FC3 64 bit without any problem. But the problem starts whenever I am 3-5 mins of use of linux after booting. No matter what I do & and it freezes faster when ever I trying to surf or on the web.

Really have no clue how to start debugging this problem but it is really annoying. Also have already tried to do a fresh reinstall more than a couple of times but same results. Please help and if you need more info, I will be very happy to provide.

Thanks in advance....
 
Old 11-21-2004, 12:24 AM   #2
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Heat problem, maybe? Try running it without the cover off and see if it helps. I'd also suggest bad RAM, but usually it doesn't fail so regularly.
 
Old 11-21-2004, 09:14 AM   #3
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You got problem in X (GUI) or it also conitinue with command line? To goto command line from grub type
linux 1 (Press e, select 2nd line, press e and goto end of line type linux 1)
Once at prompt type
init 3

It will come to 3rd run level wait for 10 min if no problem then mostly GUI is problem. Also see
tail -f /var/log/XFree86.0.log
 
  


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